Winter Foundation Concerns

Winter Foundation Concerns We all know the important role your foundation plays in the overall health of your home. When issues with your foundation begin that can often be noticed throughout other areas of the house. Seasonal temperature changes cause the ground to contract especially as we begin to deal with freezing as we move […]

Sump Pump Drainage for Spring

Sump Pump Drainage for Spring Springtime is when a lot of Iowa homeowners start to see issues with water seepage and flooding. As winter snow melts and the spring thunderstorms move into the area, water can become an issue in many Iowa basements. If these weather conditions cause water to enter your home to enter […]

Leaky Basement? Here’s How to Fix it Permanently

Leaky Basement? Here’s How to Fix it Permanently A leaky basement is an extremely common problem in many Iowa homes. No matter the type of basement or the quality of your home’s construction, natural circumstances can make any basement susceptible to water leaks over time. This also applies to crawl spaces, which are equally prone […]

Basement Water Damage Repair for Ames Iowa Flooding

Basement Water Damage Repair for Ames Iowa Flooding Recent flooding in Ames, Iowa has caused major water damage for residents and business owners. Several homes were severely affected and even more experienced some sort of basement water damage. If you are looking for flood damage repair and basement waterproofing in Ames, Iowa and surrounding areas, […]

French Drains in Iowa

When Do You Need a French Drain? If you have a wet yard or wet basement, a French drainage system can help. WCI Basement Repair are experts in installing French drains in Iowa. We use only the best products for our drainage pipes in Iowa. We use the ECP 400 Series Drain pipe for our French drain system. […]

Heavy Snows In February May Lead To Flooded Iowa Basements In March

Melting Snow Can Lead To Basement Flooding This February has started out with extremely cold weather and heavy winter storms. With all of the snowfall that Iowa has experienced, it is important for homeowners to take the precautions necessary to protect their homes from flooding. Melting snow is a major cause for basement water seepage […]

Before & After: Failing Basement Wall

Before & After: Failing Basement Wall Basement Wall Replacement If you have a basement wall that is bowing, crumbling, or failing, it is vital to have repairs implemented as soon as possible. The stability of your basement walls determines a lot of the structural integrity of your home. If they collapse, your entire home will […]

Why Should You Choose WCI Basement Repair?

Proven & Reliable Solutions For Wet Basement Problems Many homeowners in Iowa have experienced what it is like to have a wet and leaking basement. With the unpredictable Midwest weather, it is hard to know how to protect your home from disaster. From flooded floors, to wet carpets, to ruined drywall; water damage can bring […]

Iowa Home Foundation Repair – When to Call WCI

Preventing Foundation Problems in Iowa The foundation of your home is the most important part of the home. The entire structure sits on the foundation. When your foundation has settlement, the entire structure of the home will have structural damage. Some of the steps to help prevent foundation problems are: Proper grading – Make sure […]

Maximize Living Space by Preventing a Wet Basement

Remodeling for a Dry Basement in Iowa So you need more space in your Iowa home but you do not want to build an addition. How can you maximize your living space without adding more? One great way to get the most use possible out of your home is to finish and remodel the basement. […]